WEEKLY BULLETIN – July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020 – Ferial

The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few.

(Matthew 9.32-38)


Masks mandatory in Renfrew County beginning the week of July 13:

Non-surgical masks become mandatory in certain enclosed spaces (including churches) in Renfrew County the week of July 13. Exceptions include very young children and people with respiratory problems. Medical authorities are asking everyone to be kind to people who are not wearing a mask. They may have a valid reason for not wearing one. For more details and updates, please consult the website of the Pembroke Observer and News.

Chronicle from Bishop Guy Desrochers C.Ss.R

Click here to read Bishop Desrochers’ periodic chronicles of spiritual guidance. July 1st Chronicle: Your Sins are Forgiven.



St. Lawrence O’Toole “Roaring 20s” Parish Picnic CANCELLED!

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, please note that the Annual Old Fashioned “Roaring 20s” Parish Picnic at St. Lawrence O’Toole Parish, Barry’s Bay, scheduled for Sunday, July 12th will not be held this year.

Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Saint Ann, Cormac CANCELLED!

Please note that the Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Saint Ann in Cormac on Sunday, July 26th, and the Triduum in the week preceding will not be held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

St. Martin of Tours Parish Supper CANCELLED!

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, please note that the Annual Turkey, Ham & Baked Bean Supper at St. Martin of Tours Parish, Whitney, scheduled for Sunday, August 2nd will not be held this year.

St. Andrew Parish Supper Cancelled!

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, please note that the Annual Supper & Bazaar at St. Andrew Parish, Killaloe, scheduled for Sunday, August 9th will not be held this year.


First Step Options Pregnancy Resource Centre Exciting News!

We are opening up again at the Centre on Monday, July 6th, but will be seeing clients or visitors to the Centre by appointment only, due to the COVID-19 pandemic protocols.  Our hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information please call (613) 635-7440, or visit us on Facebook.


Steubenville 2020 Live! – July 17-18, 2020

Experience hope alive at the very first virtual Steubenville Youth Conference, Steubenville Live! This program is perfect for individuals, youth groups, and families alike! Registration is now open. For more information and to register, please visit the website here.


Upcoming Pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Cape and to the Shrine of Saint Anne

The 146th annual pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Cape and to the Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupré will not happen on August 8-9, 2020.  The pilgrimage has now been rescheduled for September 12-13 or October 17-18, 2020.  Pilgrims who have already prepaid for their pilgrimage will be refunded if they cannot be present to either one of these projected dates. The projected dates will depend on the federal, provincial, territorial and public Health governments’ decisions.  Our Lady of the Cape, pray for us. Good Saint Anne, pray for us.


Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College – Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator

Coordinates recruitment efforts and admissions processes. 37.5 hours per week; reports to Director of Development and President. Position is open until filled. For more information, please visit https://www.seatofwisdom.ca/about/employment-opportunities/.

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